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  • n. The property of being highhanded.


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  • V.JAYAWADA: The two-year-long tenure of K.V. Rajendranath Reddy as Commissioner of P.lice came to an end on Tuesday, with the government replacing him with P. Sitaramanjaneyulu, who recently hit the headlines in connection with the alleged police "highhandedness" on media persons on the campus of Osmania University.

    The Hindu - Front Page

  • Lalu Prasad's "highhandedness" in distributing tickets for the polls.

    IBN Top Headlines

  • Meanwhile party strongman Adhir Chowdhury, MP, pointed out to Trinamool's "highhandedness" in seat arrangement in earlier elections, but readily agreed to Mukherjee's contention of Mamata being projected as the chief ministerial candidate.

    Daily News & Analysis

  • On top of this the courts take years to decide on a case which allows the criminals to keep on contesting elections and winning based on goondagiri (highhandedness).

    Global Voices in English » Indian Elections 2009: Villains And Votes

  • Unfortunately, Bloomberg's highhandedness and an ideologically driven DOT have contributed to increased opposition to bike lanes in the other boroughs.

    Alan Singer: Bloomberg and Schumer Face Off in the Great Brooklyn Bike War

  • Did we forget gates versus crawley incident where a Harvard professor was handcuffed in his own home, what does that tell you about police and administration highhandedness in America, just like shah rukh, thousands of Americans go through the torture of being bullied by police everyday in America itself.

    The Shahrukh Khan Affair – The Aftermath « Antiwar.com Blog

  • But many activists say the new rules are a setback for a movement that has allowed citizens to challenge state apathy, corruption and corporate highhandedness.

    Activists in India cry foul over new rules regarding public interest litigation

  • Even though one may sympathize with the people of Kashmir for enduring decades of hardship it is important to segregate issues of state incapacity and highhandedness from the historical demand of autonomy.

    Madhavi Bhasin: Civilian Protests in J&K: A Part of Protests in Rest of India?

  • Once Carie was no longer there to reason with him behind the scenes and defend him in public against his critics, the obstinacy and highhandedness that had for decades provoked his colleagues almost beyond bearing proved his undoing.


  • Over the decades of communist rule, Chinese officials have developed a reputation for sloth, highhandedness and corruption.

    Chinese Government Employees Punished For Goofing Off


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